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December 2017 Book List


Infants and Toddlers


  • Duck & Goose, It’s Time for Christmas. Tad Hills

  • Fa La La!, Leslie Patricelli

  • Pop-Up Peekaboo!, Christmas, DK Publishers

  • A Christmas Carol!, Jennifer Adams

  • Where is Baby’s Christmas Present?, Karen Katz

  • It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Kwanzaa!, Rex Perry

  • Bright Baby Touch and Feel Hanukkah, Roger Priddy

  • Where is Baby’s Dreidel?, Karen Katz

  • Bright Baby Touch and Feel Winter, Beth Krooves

  • Winter Snow, Liesbet Slegers

  • Snowflake Baby, Elise Broach

  • Little Blue Trucks Christmas, Alice Schertle

  • Winter, Roger Priddy

  • Merry Christmas Mouse, Laura Numeroff

  • Jingle Bells, Holly Berry-Byrd

  • That’s Not My Snowman, Fiona Watt


Two-Year Olds & Three-Year Olds


  • Elmo’s Little Dridel, Naomi Kleinberg

  • Happy Hanukkah, corduroy, Don Freeman

  • Blue’s Clues Holiday, angela Santomero

  • What is Christmas?, Michelle Adams

  • Dream Snow, Eric Carle

  • Curious George Christmas Countdown, tish Rase

  • Kwanzza Kids, Joan Holub

  • Together for Kwanzza, Juwanda Ford

  • Mouse First Snow, Laura Thompson

  • I See Winter, Charles Ghigna

  • The Littlest Elf, Brandi Dougherty

  • Llama Llama Jingle Bells, Anna Dewdney

  • Let It Snow, Mayann Cocca-Leffler

  • Just A Snowman, Mercer Mayer

  • The Mitten, Jan Brett

  • The Itsy, Bits Snowman, Jeffery Burton

  • Ten on the Sled, Kim Norman

  • The Little Snowplow, Lora Koehler

  • Hanukkah Lights, David Martin

  • My First Chanukah, Tomie dePaola

  • My First Kwanzaa, Karen Katz

  • The Seven Days of Kwanzaa, Ella Grier

Four-Year Olds & Five-Year Olds


  • The Story of Kwanzaa, Donna Washington

  • The Sound of Kwanzaa, Dimitree Tukunbo

  • A Bad Kitty Christmas, Nick Bruce

  • The Night Before Christmas, Clement Moore

  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Dr. Suess

  • Chanukah Lights!, Michael Rosen

  • How do Dinosaurs say Happy Chanukah?, Jane Yolen

  • There Was A Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow, Lucille Calandro

  • Snow Day!, Lesters Laminack

  • Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter, Kenard Pak

  • Animals in Winter, Henrietta Bancroft

  • The First Day of Winter, Denise Fleming

  • The Biggest Snowman Ever, Steven Kroll

  • How to Catch an Elf, Adam Wallace

  • Gracie’s Night: A Hanukkah Story

  • The Night Before Hanukkah, Natasha Wing

  • Kevin’s Kwanzaa, Lisa Bullard

  • My First Kwanzaa Book, Deborah Chocolate


  • The Story of Hanukkah, David Adle

  • The Best Hanukkah Ever, Barbara Diamond

  • Junie B., First Grader: Jingle Bell, Batman Smells! ( does Mary), Babara Park

  • The Nutcracker Ballet, Mara Conlon

  • The Gifts of Kwanzaa, Cynthia James

  • Cam Jansen and the Snowy Day Mystery, David Adler

  • One Snowy Night, M. Christina Butler

  • A Warm Winter Tail, Carrie Pearson

  • Animals that Hibernate, Phyllis Perry

  • The Gift of the Magi, O. Henry

  • A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens

  • The Angel Tree, Daphne Benedis-Grab

  • The Last Holiday Concert, Andrew Clements

  • The Eight Nights of Hanukkah, Judy Nayer

  • Sneezy the Snowman, Maureen Wright

  • The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter Solstice, Wendy Pfeffer

  • Winter Wonderland, Jill Esbaum

  • Winterfrost, Michelle Houts

  • Winter pony, Jean Slaughter

  • My Weird School #14: Miss Holly is too Jolly!, Dan Gutman

  • Christmas Wish, Lori Evert

  • Christmas Farm, Mary Lyn Ray

  • Santa’s Underware, Marty Rhodes Figley

  • Junie B. Jones and the Yucky Blucky Fruitcake, Barbara Park

  • Together for Kwanzaa, Juwanda G. Ford

  • Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story, Angela S. Medearis

  • Li’l Rabbit’s Kwanzaa, Donna L. Washington

  • Kwanzaa, Lisa M. Herrington